Education and diplomas Morocco

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Common diplomas of Morocco

View the Dutch comparison of the most common diplomas from Morocco, the duration of schooling, the type of education and the purpose of these diplomas.

Attestation du Baccalauréat

  • Dutch comparison: at least a HAVO diploma (NLQF* 4/EQF** 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: secondary general education (upper level).
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education and secondary vocational education.

Baccalauréat d’Enseignement Technologique et Professionnel (BETP)

  • Dutch comparison: HAVO diploma with vocational subjects (NLQF 4/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: secondary general and vocational education (upper level).
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education and secondary vocational education.

Diplôme de Technicien

  • Dutch comparison: MBO diploma, qualification level 3 or 4 (NLQF 3 or 4/EQF 3 or 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: secondary vocational education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market and to higher professional education.

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS)/Diplôme de Technicien Spécialisé

  • Dutch comparison: 2 years of HBO or an associate degree (NLQF 5/EQF 5).***
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market.

Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT)

  • Dutch comparison: at least 2 years of HBO (NLQF 5/EQF 5).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market or to grandes écoles or the Licence Professionnelle programme.

Diplôme d’Ingénieur d’Application

  • Dutch comparison: HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 4 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market.

Licence d’Études Fondamentales

  • Dutch comparison: 2 years of WO (NLQF 6/EQF 6).***
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: research-oriented education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to master’s degree programmes.

Licence Professionnelle

  • Dutch comparison: 3 years of HBO (NLQF 6/EQF 6).***
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market and to the Master Spécialisé programme.

Diplôme d’Ingénieur d’Etat

  • Dutch comparison: 1 year of a 2-year WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years (following 2 years of classes préparatoires).
  • Type of education: research-oriented education and profession-oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market and to the doctoral programme.

Master Spécialisé

  • Dutch comparison: HBO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 jaar.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to the labour market.

Master

  • Dutch comparison: a 1-year WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6-7/EQF 6-7).***
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: research-oriented education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to doctorate programmes.

* NLQF = Dutch Qualifications Framework
** EQF = European Qualifications Framework

*** This evaluation has been changed compared to the previous version (see pdf).

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